BRUNSWICK — A five-run third inning boosted the University of Maine at Farmington baseball team to a 5-1 road win over Bowdoin on Tuesday.

Danny Terhune singled home a pair of runs for the Beavers in the third. The next batter, Ryan Sargent, doubled and drove in two more. Sargent capped the inning when he came around on a double by Tyler Lambert.

Sargent led the Beavers with three hits. Troy Johnson, a senior who played at Oxford Hills, pitched four scoreless inning and struck out four for UMF (2-12).

Bowdoin (7-10) starter Baker Olin allowed four runs in 2 2/3 inning. Gabe Peckler led the Polar Bears with two hits.

BATES 6, PLYMOUTH ST. 4: The Bobcats (4-14) plated five runs in the first four innings and held off the Panthers (7-14) in Lewiston.

The Bobcats scored a run in the first inning, tacked on three more in the third, added another in the fourth to take a 5-0 lead. 


Jack Brennan drove in four runs and Tyler Attal and Christopher Cimino (two runs) notched two hits each for Bates.

Bobcats reliever Jared Pantalony earned the win, striking out three and allowing no hits in 2 1/3 innings.

Luke Sokolski led Plymouth State with two hits and two RBIs. Panthers starting pitcher Jason Smith gave up four earned runs in three innings.

SOUTHERN MAINE 14, HUSSON 2: The Huskies (7-12) sent 10 batters to the plate in the bottom of the third inning scoring six runs, highlighted by an Arlo Pike grand slam, and added six more in the fourth as they cruised by the Eagles (7-11) at Gorham.

Tom Veskosky, Cam Seymour, Jason Komulainen and Lisbon graduate Lucas Francis all had multiple-hit games for Southern Maine.

Tyler Parke had two hits for Husson.


COLBY SWEEPS UMF: The Mules (11-8) shut out the Beavers (1-11) twice to earn a doubleheader sweep in Waterville.

Ashley Ketchum notched three hits and three runs to lead Colby to a 6-0 victory in the opener. Chloe Wilcox also had three hits and scored twice, while Logan Luebbe drove in a team-high three runs.

Sam Ahlholm pitched seven innings for the Mules, striking out seven while allowing just three hits.

Leah Stevens, Olivia Paradis and Megan Wilson had hits for UMF.

In the second game, the Mules beat the Beavers 11-0 in five innings.

Wilcox again had three hits. She also scored three runs and drove in three runs. Liv Menyo had three RBIS, as well, while Abby Orso and Katelyn Hays each tallied three hits.


Orso pitched all five innings and allowed only one hit while striking out 12 batters.

First baseman Kiley Merritt, who played at Lisbon High School, had the Beavers’ lone hit.

USM SWEEPS RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE: Former Oxford Hills standout Madison Day went 3 for 3 and scored three runs to lead the offense and Belle Snyder didn’t allow a hit, while striking out seven and walking one as Southern Maine  (9-10, 3-1 Little East) blanked Rhode Island College (6-6, 2-2) 8-0 to complete a doubleheader sweep at Gorham.

Snyder was 3 for 3 and stole three bases for the Huskies, and Lauren Leidermann-Smith, Kaitlyn Nelson and Lauren Miller added two hits apiece. Buckfield graduate Hannah Shields doubled and drove in two runs.

Day had another three-hit game and Nelson was 4 for 4 to lead the 11-hit attack for Southern Maine as it won the opener 3-0. Lauren Merrill, another former Oxford Hills player, pitched for the Huskies and held RIC to three hits over seven innings while striking out four and walking only one batter.

Bates’ Liam Byrne throws the javelin at the Bates Quad Meet on Saturday. Theophil Syslo/Bates College

BYRNE HONORED: Bates’ Liam Byrne was named New England Small College Athletic Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday.

The junior set three personal records and won four events at the Bates Quad Meet on Saturday.

Byrne won the javelin (172-09), hammer throw (172-06) and discus (155-07), which were all career bests. He also won the shot put with a toss of 47-09. He’s the first Bates men’s track and field athlete to be named NESCAC Field Athlete of the Week since Tyler Harrington in April 2019.

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